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Democrats at Odds Over EV Tax Credit in Manchin-Schumer Bill

Aug. 3, 2022, 7:21 PM

Michigan Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow is pushing for last-minute changes to stringent new electric-vehicle tax-credit limits in her party’s tax and spending deal amid a pressure campaign from the auto industry.

Stabenow’s efforts to tweak the bill’s language risks creating a new wrinkle for Senate Democrats still struggling to get all 50 members of their caucus to support the $433 billion measure and pass it in the coming days.

Stabenow, who called the provision a “serious concern,” said the EV tax credit, worth billions of dollars, wouldn’t be usable for years under the deal forged by West Virginia Senator Joe ...